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2003 Episodes

December 5, 2003 (#2913)

Market to Market December 5, 2003 (#2913) The Centers for Disease Control estimates more than half of the United States population is overweight. Market to Market reports on the costs of obesity in America. Episode Detail

November 21, 2003 (#2911)

Market to Market November 21, 2003 (#2911) Wende Elliott, and her husband Joe Rude, run the Harmony Hill Farm, just south of Colo, IA. Elliott and Rude are actually new to farming. The couple first met while working in New York City, only to discover they were both Iowa natives who shared a common dream of living a rural lifestyle. After the birth of the first of their three children, the couple decided to move back to Iowa and follow their shared dream. Episode Detail

October 24, 2003 (#2907)

Market to Market October 24, 2003 (#2907) Growing up in East Moline, Illinois, 28-Year-Old Chad Pregracke has spent all of his life in, on or around the Mississippi River. Through the years, he noticed the environmental condition of the river was deteriorating due to an abundance of trash that seemed to be everywhere. And in 1997, Pregracke began a crusade to clean up the river. Episode Detail

October 17, 2003 (#2906)

Market to Market October 17, 2003 (#2906) The World Food Prize recognizes exceptional individual achievements in alleviating human suffering by increasing the quantity, quality and availability of food. Episode Detail

October 10, 2003 (#2905)

Market to Market October 10, 2003 (#2905) Congress is trying for largest Medicare makeover in the 38-year history of the program. Some of the "upgrades" specifically address rural issues. Episode Detail

October 3, 2003 (#2904)

Market to Market October 3, 2003 (#2904) Country of Origin Labeling takes effect September 30, 2004. Controversy and confusion surround this attempt to segregate U.S. and foreign products. Episode Detail

September 19, 2003 (#2902)

Market to Market September 19, 2003 (#2902) 25 years ago, one rural community took a risk on a proposed biotech venture. Today, there are 5 biotech companies in town, employing 200 people. Episode Detail

September 12, 2003 (#2901)

Market to Market September 12, 2003 (#2901) Prior to the start of World Trade Organization meetings in Cancun, a coalition of American farm groups disclosed their priorities for future trade negotiations. Episode Detail

September 5, 2003 (#2852)

Market to Market September 5, 2003 (#2852) The Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization is scheduled to meet next week in Cancun, Mexico. The Ministerial Conference is the WTO's highest-level decision-making body. Market to Market features an overview of the World Trade Organization and a preview of next week's meeting in Cancun. Episode Detail

August 22, 2003 (#2850)

Market to Market August 22, 2003 (#2850) The Centers for Disease Control estimates more than half of the United States population is overweight. Market to Market reports on the costs of obesity in America. Episode Detail

August 15, 2003 (#2849)

Market to Market August 15, 2003 (#2849) According to the Centers for Disease Contol, every year in the United States, there are approximately 76 million cases of foodborne illness, resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths. In this, the second of two episodes featuring this important topic, Market to Market examines government regulation of the meat industry. Episode Detail

August 8, 2003 (#2848)

Market to Market August 8, 2003 (#2848) According to the Centers for Disease Contol, every year in the United States, there are approximately 76 million cases of foodborne illness, resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths. In this, the first of two episodes featuring this important topic, Market to Market examines the issue of meat safety. Episode Detail

August 1, 2003 (#2847)

Market to Market August 1, 2003 (#2847) Wende Elliott, and her husband Joe Rude, run the Harmony Hill Farm, just south of Colo, IA. Elliott and Rude are actually new to farming. The couple first met while working in New York City, only to discover they were both Iowa natives who shared a common dream of living a rural lifestyle. After the birth of the first of their three children, the couple decided to move back to Iowa and follow their shared dream. Episode Detail

July 18, 2003 (#2845)

Market to Market July 18, 2003 (#2845) Growing up in East Moline, Illinois, 28-Year-Old Chad Pregracke has spent all of his life in, on or around the Mississippi River. Through the years, he noticed the environmental condition of the river was deteriorating due to an abundance of trash that seemed to be everywhere. And in 1997, Pregracke began a crusade to clean up the river. Episode Detail

June 27, 2003 (#2842)

Market to Market June 27, 2003 (#2842) Country of Origin Labeling takes effect September 30, 2004. Controversy and confusion surround this attempt to segregate U.S. and foreign products. Episode Detail

June 20, 2003 (#2841)

Market to Market June 20, 2003 (#2841) This year, the government will provide ten million dollars in grant money, and one-point-four Billion dollars in low interest loans to bring high-speed Internet to Rural America. Episode Detail

June 6, 2003 (#2839)

Market to Market June 6, 2003 (#2839) Trying to encourage growth of family dairies, northeast Iowa communities worked together to establish a foundation for dairy education and research Episode Detail

May 23, 2003 (#2837)

Market to Market May 23, 2003 (#2837) According to the Centers for Disease Contol, every year in the United States, there are approximately 76 million cases of foodborne illness, resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths. In this, the second of two episodes featuring this important topic, Market to Market examines government regulation of the meat industry. Episode Detail

May 16, 2003 (#2836)

Market to Market May 16, 2003 (#2836) According to the Centers for Disease Contol, every year in the United States, there are approximately 76 million cases of foodborne illness, resulting in 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths. In this, the first of two episodes featuring this important topic, Market to Market examines the issue of meat safety. Episode Detail

May 2, 2003 (#2834)

Market to Market May 2, 2003 (#2834) Almost every major player in the nation's so-called mainstream food industry is now invested in organic or "natural" products. Episode Detail

April 4, 2003 (#2830)

Market to Market April 4, 2003 (#2830) The U.N.'s food and agriculture organization is asking for 86-million dollars to help protect Iraqi crops in the hope of staving off food shortages. Episode Detail

March 21, 2003 (#2828)

Market to Market March 21, 2003 (#2828) Trying to encourage growth of family dairies, northeast Iowa communities worked together to establish a foundation for dairy education and research Episode Detail

March 14, 2003 (#2827)

Market to Market March 14, 2003 (#2827) This year, the government will provide ten million dollars in grant money, and one-point-four Billion dollars in low interest loans to bring high-speed Internet to Rural America. Episode Detail

February 21, 2003 (#2824)

Market to Market February 21, 2003 (#2824) A certified organic restaurant located in Washington, D.C., has a direct pipeline to the land through a Pennsylvania-based Organic Growers Cooperative. Episode Detail

February 14, 2003 (#2823)

Market to Market February 14, 2003 (#2823) Almost every major player in the nation's so-called mainstream food industry is now invested in organic or "natural" products. Episode Detail

January 17, 2003 (#2819)

Market to Market January 17, 2003 (#2819) In the last decade there has probably been no issue more heated and divisive than the debate over large-scale livestock production, especially pork production. Episode Detail

January 3, 2003 (#2817)

Market to Market January 3, 2003 (#2817) Rural America continues to deal with dramatic changes. Market to Market presents a review of the events of 2002 and a forecast for 2003. Episode Detail

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